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    Read this:

    This book changed my cycling life:
    http://www.amazon.com/Mastering-Moun.../dp/0736083715

    I am a commuter that chooses a bicycle as my means of transportation....

    I ride a mountain bike/road bike daily and this book is great...

    Is there any book that I haven't read that is good as this?

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    In-ter-est-ing! gonna check it out.................

    Lopes is American royalty!
    I think its disgusting and terrible how people treat Lance Armstrong, especially after winning 7 Tour de France Titles while on drugs!

    I can't even find my bike when I'm on drugs. -Willie N.

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    Lopes' book is a must-read for MTBers. Veteran riders probably know some/most of it, but I would think everyone can get something out of it. After you know what to do, it's just a matter of practical application. The more you ride, the more practice you get.

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    I could be wrong, but I have a hunch that it's mostly McCormack's book, and Lopes' name is first to sell copies. Regardless, Lee knows his stuff. He also has his LeeLikesBikes website and he puts on clinics (which are on the pricey side, but good nevertheless).

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    Just bought a used copy off Amazon. Oh goody, I'm going to be a mtb'er now. Hope it doesn't take too long to work. Do I have to move to the mountains?

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    >>>I could be wrong, but I have a hunch that it's mostly McCormack's book, and Lopes' name is first to sell copies. Regardless, Lee knows his stuff. He also has his LeeLikesBikes website and he puts on clinics (which are on the pricey side, but good nevertheless). <<<


    Indeed, but it is still a good read and I find myself reading it often as my over all cycling skills improving such as becoming one with my bike, any bike I ride...

    >>>Just bought a used copy off Amazon. Oh goody, I'm going to be a mtb'er now. Hope it doesn't take too long to work. Do I have to move to the mountains? <<<

    Lol, that's why I love this site, I had the same smart a$$ attitude before I read this book...
    I live here:
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dakota_Territory

    I go to the black hills for some serious thrills, but I digress...

    Are there any books out there as good?

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    I am actually looking forward to reading this book. The reviews assure me that it will be worth it for a lot of reasons. I need lots of help...

    yeah, I left that open.

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